Last Friday P5 were allowed ‘free choice’ in a maths activity that they had taken part in the week before.

Pupils could choose between a maths board game, one of Mrs Laird’s special card games, a worksheet, or a SmartPals active maths activity in pairs.

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Jacob and Deklan model one of many mental maths card games that the children learn each week. 

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No surprise that Education City was the most popular activity….!

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This board game requires the children to practice thinking skills by ‘remembering’ the objects on their ‘shopping list’. 

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In Education City, pupils can play against each other in real-time. This encourages friendly competition and interaction between children.